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Ram temple will be constructed by the time of next Kumbh in 2025: RSS

The Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute is scheduled for hearing on January 29 in the Supreme Court

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

People look at a model of Ram Mandir, to be built in Ayodhya showcased at Kumbh Mela festival 2019, in Allahabad, Friday, Jan 18, 2019 | Photo: PTI
People look at a model of Ram Mandir, to be built in Ayodhya showcased at Kumbh Mela festival 2019, in Prayagraj | Photo: PTI

executive head has expressed confidence that the will be constructed in Ayodhya by the time of next 'Kumbh' in 2025, the Sangh said in a statement on Friday.

In a bid to "contextualise" the comments, the in a statement issued by spokesperson Arun Kumar said Joshi had made these remarks on Thursday at the ongoing Kumbh in Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh.

"When Kumbh is again held after six years in 2025, the construction of Ram temple, which is a symbol of India's honour, will be completed and the nation will move towards prosperity," the spokesperson quoted Joshi as saying.

Joshi, who is number two in the hierarchy of the Sangh, made these remarks at the time when its allied organisation VHP is demanding the government to enact a law which paves the way for construction of temple in Ayodhya.

The is scheduled for hearing on January 29 in the

In Varanasi, said that not just the BJP but the majority people of this country wants to be built in Ayodhya at the earliest.

Sinha said the government will build the temple as per the guidelines laid down in the Constitution.

First Published: Fri, January 18 2019. 21:46 IST
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